06/02/2010 05:07 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NYC Assignment Desk: Steve Buscemi, Bill Gates, Lil Kim, Christopher Hitchens

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Gourmet Latino Festival

A weekend of seminars and tastings with top Latin chefs.

What: Tasting
When: Saturday, June 5
Wanted: Writer, Photographer, Videographer
Where: Astor Center
399 Lafayette St
NY, New York
(212) 674-7501

Bill Gates

Bill Gates talks with his father about everything from parenting to citizenship, and questions from the audience.

What: Q&A
When: Wednesday, June 2, 8PM
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: 92Y
1395 Lexington Avenue
NY, New York 10011
(212) 415-5500

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi watches clips of himself acting and discusses his iconic roles, all while you feast on a three course brunch.

What: Conversation
When: Sunday, June 6, 12PM
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: The Old American Can Factory
232 Third St
Brooklyn, NY

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens discusses his memoir with Paul Holdengraber.

What: Conversation
When: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: New York Public Library
11 West 40th Street
NY, New York
(212) 340-0908

Lil Kim

The Roc's first lady preforms.

When: Thursday, June 3, 7PM
Wanted: Writer, Photographer, Videographer
Where: Irving Plaza
17 Irving Place
NY, New York
(212) 777-6800

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